Thumbnails

Use the settings in this section to control how thumbnails are displayed in the Browser and the Filmstrip. Use the settings here to set the Thumbnail Width and Ratio of Sides. To quickly resize thumbnails within the Browser, use the slider on its toolbar or scroll the mouse wheel while holding down [Ctrl].

Normally, Zoner Photo Studio creates and shows thumbnails for video files when possible. To turn this behavior off, uncheck Generate thumbnails for videos. Show icons for pictures’ Default Programs in their thumbnails controls whether or not an icon for each file’s Default Program is shown at the top right of its thumbnail Display image thumbnails in folder icons makes the program show thumbnails for a folder’s first four pictures within the folder thumbnail. Use the Look for sample pictures this many levels deep option to also find sample pictures in subfolders up to the number of levels you set.

Use the Tool tip setting to set what information is shown in a tool tip bubble when hovering the mouse over a file in the Browser.

Use the settings in this section to control how thumbnails are displayed in the Browser and the Filmstrip. There is a control here for changing the Ratio of sides, which affects the size of thumbnails. You can also change preview sizes within the Browser, by dragging the slider in the top toolbar or by rotating the mouse wheel while holding down [Ctrl].

Use the Show checkboxes, Adjustments from Develop Module, Keywords, Ratings and Labels, Photo information, Text information, Audio / Video information, and GPS options to change what information icons are shown by the thumbnails.

Show checkboxes is especially useful for people who work with ZPS using touch devices such as graphics tablets.

When Enable label interactions is active under Ratings and labels, you can change pictures’ ratings and labels while browsing their thumbnails instead of having to open their Previews.

You can set whether or not the program will Show file names for thumbnails in the Browser and whether or not it should Display extended information below thumbnails. This information should be displayed directly below thumbnails, or as tooltips. Use the Tooltip setting to adjust the contents of the information window that is shown when you run the mouse cursor over a file in the Browser.

The formatting of this information is configured using the program’s Variable Text feature. You can set different information displays for photographs vs. videos. Use the controls at the bottom to set what information is shown in the Tiles listing mode.